iPolitics AM: Trudeau and Kenney make a childcare deal


With just three days before he leaves for Washington, DC, for a high-risk in-person meeting with his American and Mexican counterparts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau he is heading to Edmonton, where, according to his official itinerary, he will join Alberta Premier Jason Kenney Other Finance Minister Christia Freeland in a nursery run by YMCA a reveal the details of a deal to finance childcare and early childhood education. (half past twelve)

Citing a press release issued by the Alberta government on Sunday evening, CBC News relationships that the deal will ensure “affordable, quality childcare” across the province – which, Postmedia Notes, would make Alberta “the ninth jurisdiction” to enter into such a pact with Ottawa as Liberals have promised to provide access to $ 10 a day for childcare across Canada by 2026.

Prior to his on-camera appearance alongside Kenney and Freeland, Trudeau will meet with the newly installed tourism minister – and the Edmonton area lawmaker – Randy Boissonnault and former president on duty who became mayor of the city Amarjeet Sohi at a local vaccination clinic to “thank the health workers”. (half past eleven)

He also booked an interview with Connect Edmonton 101.7 FM, which airs tonight (8pm)

For his part, Freeland will spend the afternoon discussing “carbon capture, use and storage” during a closed-door panel discussion with representatives of the “energy industry”.

Also in the ministerial circuit of Western Canada: Housing Minister Ahmed Hussen teams up with Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart to deliver what the advisory is billing as a “major announcement” on housing, with International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan and fellow liberal members of the Vancouver area Taleeb Noormohamed Other Hedy Fry it should also be at Vancouver City Hall for the reveal. (14:15)

Finally, like preview in What we are looking at, The new democratic leader Jagmeet Singh arrives in Iqaluit, where, according to his office, he will meet just sworn MP Lori Idlout and “community leaders” to talk about the “ongoing water crisis” as well as the “need for safer and more affordable housing and the impact of the climate crisis on northern communities”. (Monday)


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